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XXR 522 3 60.00%
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:33 PM   #1
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I was looking at the XXR 522's and the 521's on bojix.com I've seen a few people on here with the 522's and they look good on the 2nd gens but what are your opinions on the 521's.

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Old 08-08-2012, 11:10 PM   #2
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Neither. XXRs have had some serious problems with the finish of their wheels, plus 17s are a little small for the 2nd gens. If you can I'd look at 18" options in other brands.
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Definitely the first ones, but XXR aren't my first choice for wheels, either.
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:53 AM   #4
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Neither. XXRs have had some serious problems with the finish of their wheels, plus 17s are a little small for the 2nd gens. If you can I'd look at 18" options in other brands.

Could you please explain your reasoning? I'm assuming its a personal aesthetic issue and has nothing to do with proper fit, function, etc.
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When paint starts peeling and fading on brand new wheels before a year of ownership with no recourse from either the retailer or manufacturer, I'd say that goes beyond an aesthetic issue.
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I'm sorry I was referring to the comment about 17's being small. After all, with the correct size tire they both (17 or 18's) should be the same overall diameter. Personally I like some rubber between me and the road rather than the wagon wheel appearance. I'm also a bit anal when it comes to rotating mass on cars that are horsepowered challenged like most Foci are.
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